Week #6 (7/09) Environmental Management
· Discuss the importance of emergency management planning in a SNF.
· Describing different challenges that may be encountered during a disaster.
· Explain the role of a SNF environment as it relates to care.
· Understand the cost and importance of being prepared for disaster.
· Recognizing different risks and exposures to the patients.
· A Comparative study of laws, rules and codes … - Brown
· A comparison of heat wave response plans … - Thomas
· State Operations Manual
· Best Practices for LTC Evacuation – Pandolfo
· Miss Kimberley’s Decision
· Fires in Nursing Homes – Sheridan
· Florida’s model of Medicaid reimbursement for Disaster related expenses – Thomas
· CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule Presentation
· Improving nursing home care for dementia – Is environment the answer?
· Nursing Home Evacuations turn medication reconciliation into Emergencies
1. Write a 4 page paper describing the varying challenges that may exist during a nursing home disaster.
2. Write a 1 page summary of why you would or would not evacuate a SNF?